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The Difficulties of Cooperation, Part 2

I wrote about how cooperation can be difficult. I posted a wonderful TED talk by Margaret Heffernan where she discusses how our unwillingness to disagree with others can lead to lost potential, particularly in organizations where creativity is necessary for both stability and growth. I’m still thinking about her talk because she raised a lot [...]

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The Difficulties of Cooperation, Part 1

I recently had a falling out with someone I admire. I kept wondering what I was doing wrong. Was my ego getting in the way? Could I have done things differently? I have friends who follow 12 step programs and I’ve learned a lot from them. They say it’s our ego that causes us to [...]

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